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RATINGS: 418   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 258   ABV: 8.6%
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Baby tree is a "quadruple" brewed with a single strain of Belgian yeast. While a commonly used style name on the internet, "quadruple" isnít in fact a style name at all but a brand of beer produced by La Trappe in the Netherlands. Its found a common usage as a cover-all for the darkest and strongest beers produced by Trappist monks, mainly because they havenít named them themselves. Two Belgian brewers use the term "Abt", Flemish for "Abbot". Historically the best beer made in an abbey (by the Cistercians/Trappists at least) was referred to in Latin simply as "prima melior". This has also become a brand name in recent years.Our "quadruple" benefits from the addition of 40lbs of dried California plums in the kettle - hopefully contributing to the overall dark-fruit character of the beer. Itís a dark, 8.6% beer..."Baby Tree" is Pretty Thingsí first seasonal beer.

Brewed and bottled by Dann Paquette of Pretty Things Beer and Ale Project, Inc. at Buzzards Bay. Previously brewed at Paper City. Not a Paper City or Buzzards Bay brand beer.


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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
michcam8 (390) - Ohio, USA - OCT 29, 2012
Had on tap at Deep Ellum in Boston. Dark amber in color with a nice fluffy white head. Nice aroma of dark fruits, bread, candy, banana and carmel. Taste is of raisons, plums, roasted malts, carmel and toffee. Creamy mouthful, no detection of alcohol, easy to drink. Very enjoyable and would recommend to others.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kevinsenn (1508) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 28, 2015
Bottle. Aroma of chocolate extract. Chocolate extract taste with slight spice, and a clean boozy finish. Itís good.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
edgallow (2879) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - JUL 26, 2015
Pours hazy Amber with a off white head. Aroma of malts, dried fruit and sugar. Taste is raisins, fruit and malts.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Finhead (1374) - OFallon, Illinois, USA - JUL 12, 2015
Nearly clear, this deep amber-brown pour has an off-white head. The aroma has plum, raisin, and a hint of black licorice. It has a full body with slick texture and average carbonation. The taste is sweet with alcohol warmth in the semi-dry finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
thegreenrooster (3566) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - JUL 11, 2015
Pour is a murky brown with a small tan head. Aroma is full of candi sugar and dark fruit. Maybe even some woody notes as well. Flavor is a bit sweet with some raisons and sweet plum. Finish is a bit more sugar and then after the swallow a bit of black bread appears. This was a pretty decent quad. This was bottled in May of 2014 and its still a bit to sweet, thatís really my only knock against this.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SG111 (611) - New York, USA - JUN 28, 2015
Tap at Arts and Crafts Beer Parlor. Pours murky brown, thin white head. Aroma is candied sugars, currants, raisins. Flavor is similar. Lots of sweet candied sugars. Ester notes. Dark fruits. Very solid.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wekker84 (1910) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - JUN 10, 2015
Bottle a brown colored beer with a white head aroma malts caramel spicy dark fruits citrus and some hops flavor malts caramel spicy dark fruits citrus some alcohol and hops

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mateuszk (1030) - Poznań, POLAND - JUN 9, 2015
Bottle. Dark red/brown in colour with good white head. In aroma dark and red fruits, dried fruits, bisquit, caramel malt, candi sugar and some noble alcohol. In taste is sweet: caramel, fruits, raisins, liquorice, some wood and warming alcohol. After this medium bitterness. The beer is creamy with soft carbonation, quite dry with slightly but not unpleasant alcoholic finish. Very nice and tasty quad.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
ansjelaah (1746) - Westelbeers, NETHERLANDS - MAY 14, 2015
Bottle @benzai with Dutchdrebus and Joes. Brown red color with a off-white head. Smells and tastes malty, sweet, fruity, watery, iron.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benzai (10612) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - MAY 6, 2015
Bottle @ weekly tasting shared with Dutchdrebus and Joes and Ansjelaah. Nice dark red color, off-white head. Smell and taste malts, sweetish, some alcohol, lightly bitter. Decent body and carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DutchDrebus (4815) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - MAY 6, 2015
Bottle @ benzai. Amber colour with a small off-white head. Smells slightly iron, fruity, strawberry, hops. Tastes watery, hops, malts, sweet. Thin to medium body, soft to medium carbo.


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